Fedora Core 4 Test 2
Posted on: 04/11/2005 08:55 AM

Fedora Core 4 Test 2 is now available for download. This release includes GNOME 2.10, KDE 3.4, OpenOffice.org 1.9.89, PHP 5.0.4, and MySQL 4.1.10a.

Raleigh, NC (HC) - The Fedora Project today announced the second test release of Fedora Core 4, bringing new technology to Linux users everywhere, and the first release of Fedora Core to support PPC out of the box.

Designed as a general purpose operating system for a variety of uses, Fedora Core 4 Test 2 offers various improvements over Fedora Core 3. People who have used Test 1 will notice the following improvements:

- GNOME updated to 2.10 final
- KDE updated to 3.4.0 final
- Firefox updated to 1.0.2
- OpenOffice.org update to 1.9.89
- many various bugfixes

Users were cautioned against using Fedora Core Test 2 in production environments. Reminding the users that it's a test release, Otto said "There's no guarantee that it won't eat your data or fail to install. It could even cause an alien takeover of your humble town."

Please report problems at:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla

File bugs against product 'Fedora Core', release 'fc4test2'.

Release notes

FTP download:
Download for i386
Download for ppc
Download for x86_64

BitTorrent:
Download for i386 (BitTorrent)
Download for x86_64 (BitTorrent)
Download for ppc (BitTorrent)

Here a full mirror list. Please note that not all mirrors are open yet.

* North America:

* USA East:

* http://ftp.ndlug.nd.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.ndlug.nd.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://redhat.secsup.org/pub/linux/redhat/fedora/core/test/3.91
* http://redhat.secsup.org/fedora/core/test/3.91
* rsync://fedora.secsup.org/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror.hiwaay.net/redhat/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.hiwaay.net/redhat/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror.hiwaay.net/fedora-linux-core-test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.clarkson.edu/pub/distributions/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror.clarkson.edu/pub/distributions/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.cse.buffalo.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.net.usf.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp.ale.org/mirrors/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://ftp.ale.org/mirrors/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://mirror.linux.duke.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.linux.duke.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror.linux.duke.edu/fedora-linux-core/test/3.91/

* USA West:

* ftp://mirror.stanford.edu/pub/mirrors/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://mirror.stanford.edu/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://limestone.uoregon.edu/ftp/fedora/test/3.91
* ftp://limestone.uoregon.edu/fedora/test/3.91
* rsync://limestone.uoregon.edu/ftp/fedora/test/3.91

* USA Mid-West:

* ftp://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://fedora.mirrors.tds.net/pub/fedora-core/test/3.91
* http://fedora.mirrors.tds.net/pub/fedora-core/test/3.91

* Canada:

* ftp://less.cogeco.net/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/mirror/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/mirror/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://gulus.USherbrooke.ca/pub/distro/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.muug.mb.ca/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* http://www.muug.mb.ca/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* rsync://rsync.muug.mb.ca/fedora-linux-core-test/3.91/ - i386 only

* South America:

* Chile:

* ftp://mirror.netglobalis.net/pub/fedora/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.tecnoera.com/pub/fedora/linux/test/3.91/
* http://ftp.tecnoera.com/pub/fedora/linux/test/3.91/
* rsync://ftp.tecnoera.com/pub/fedora/linux/test/3.91/

* Europe:

* Austria:

* ftp://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/fedora/core/test/3.91/
* http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/fedora/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/fedora/core/test/3.91/

* Czech Republic:

* ftp://ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* rsync://ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp6.linux.cz/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/ (IPv6)
* ftp://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/pub/fedora/test/3.91/
* http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/pub/fedora/test/3.91/
* rsync://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/fedora/fedora/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp1.skynet.cz/pub/linux/fedora/test/3.91

* Denmark:

* ftp://klid.dk/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91

* Finland:

* http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* http://ftp.ipv6.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* ftp://ftp.ipv6.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only

* France:

* ftp://ftp.proxad.net/mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Germany:

* ftp://ftp.informatik.uni-frankfurt.de/pub/linux/Mirror/ftp.redhat.com/fedora/core/test/3.91
* ftp://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91
* http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/ftp/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.uni-bayreuth.de/pub/linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* rsync://rsync.uni-bayreuth.de/fedora-linux-core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/Mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/Mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/fedora.redhat.com/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://download.atrpms.net/mirrors/fedoracore/test/3.91/

* Netherlands:

* ftp://alviss.et.tudelft.nl/pub/fedora/core/test/3.91/

* Poland:

* ftp://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/Linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/Linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/Linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Portugal:

* http://tux.cprm.net/pub/ftp.redhat.com/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* ftp://tux.cprm.net/pub/ftp.redhat.com/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91

* Romania:

* http://ftp.lug.ro/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.lug.ro/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Spain:

* ftp://ftp.cica.es/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Asia/Pacific:

* Australia:

* http://planetmirror.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://rsync.planetmirror.com/fedora-linux-core-test/3.91/

* China:

* ftp://ftp.hostrino.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://ftp.hostrino.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Japan:

* ftp://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/core/test/2.91/
* http://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/core/test/2.91/
* rsync://ftp.riken.jp/fedora/core/test/2.91/

* Taiwan:

* http://ftp.isu.edu.tw/pub/Linux/Fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp.isu.edu.tw/pub/Linux/Fedora/linux/core/test/3.91

For a full list of mirrors check:

http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html


One additional feature provided by the Linux community is the availability of Fedora Core releases via BitTorrent.
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC4-test1-binary-i386.torrent
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC4-test1-binary-x86_64.torrent
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC4-test1-binary-ppc.torrent

See http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/ for other forms, including SRPMS and the DVD iso. RPMS for BitTorrent are available from:
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/btrpms/

Usage is simple:

btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent

Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm. Here a mirror list:

* North America:

* USA East:

* http://ftp.ndlug.nd.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.ndlug.nd.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://redhat.secsup.org/pub/linux/redhat/fedora/core/test/3.91
* http://redhat.secsup.org/fedora/core/test/3.91
* rsync://fedora.secsup.org/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror.hiwaay.net/redhat/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.hiwaay.net/redhat/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror.hiwaay.net/fedora-linux-core-test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.clarkson.edu/pub/distributions/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror.clarkson.edu/pub/distributions/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.cse.buffalo.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.net.usf.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp.ale.org/mirrors/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://ftp.ale.org/mirrors/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://mirror.linux.duke.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.linux.duke.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror.linux.duke.edu/fedora-linux-core/test/3.91/

* USA West:

* ftp://mirror.stanford.edu/pub/mirrors/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://mirror.stanford.edu/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://limestone.uoregon.edu/ftp/fedora/test/3.91
* ftp://limestone.uoregon.edu/fedora/test/3.91
* rsync://limestone.uoregon.edu/ftp/fedora/test/3.91

* USA Mid-West:

* ftp://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://fedora.mirrors.tds.net/pub/fedora-core/test/3.91
* http://fedora.mirrors.tds.net/pub/fedora-core/test/3.91

* Canada:

* ftp://less.cogeco.net/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/mirror/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/mirror/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://gulus.USherbrooke.ca/pub/distro/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.muug.mb.ca/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* http://www.muug.mb.ca/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* rsync://rsync.muug.mb.ca/fedora-linux-core-test/3.91/ - i386 only

* South America:

* Chile:

* ftp://mirror.netglobalis.net/pub/fedora/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.tecnoera.com/pub/fedora/linux/test/3.91/
* http://ftp.tecnoera.com/pub/fedora/linux/test/3.91/
* rsync://ftp.tecnoera.com/pub/fedora/linux/test/3.91/

* Europe:

* Austria:

* ftp://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/fedora/core/test/3.91/
* http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/fedora/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/fedora/core/test/3.91/

* Czech Republic:

* ftp://ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* rsync://ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp6.linux.cz/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/ (IPv6)
* ftp://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/pub/fedora/test/3.91/
* http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/pub/fedora/test/3.91/
* rsync://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/fedora/fedora/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp1.skynet.cz/pub/linux/fedora/test/3.91

* Denmark:

* ftp://klid.dk/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91

* Finland:

* http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* http://ftp.ipv6.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only
* ftp://ftp.ipv6.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/ - i386 only

* France:

* ftp://ftp.proxad.net/mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Germany:

* ftp://ftp.informatik.uni-frankfurt.de/pub/linux/Mirror/ftp.redhat.com/fedora/core/test/3.91
* ftp://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91
* http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/ftp/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/fedora-core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.uni-bayreuth.de/pub/linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* rsync://rsync.uni-bayreuth.de/fedora-linux-core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/Mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/Mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/fedora.redhat.com/linux/core/test/3.91
* http://download.atrpms.net/mirrors/fedoracore/test/3.91/

* Netherlands:

* ftp://alviss.et.tudelft.nl/pub/fedora/core/test/3.91/

* Poland:

* ftp://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/Linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/Linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/Linux/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Portugal:

* http://tux.cprm.net/pub/ftp.redhat.com/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* ftp://tux.cprm.net/pub/ftp.redhat.com/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91

* Romania:

* http://ftp.lug.ro/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.lug.ro/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Spain:

* ftp://ftp.cica.es/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Asia/Pacific:

* Australia:

* http://planetmirror.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* ftp://ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* rsync://rsync.planetmirror.com/fedora-linux-core-test/3.91/

* China:

* ftp://ftp.hostrino.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/
* http://ftp.hostrino.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/3.91/

* Japan:

* ftp://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/core/test/2.91/
* http://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/core/test/2.91/
* rsync://ftp.riken.jp/fedora/core/test/2.91/

* Taiwan:

* http://ftp.isu.edu.tw/pub/Linux/Fedora/linux/core/test/3.91
* ftp://ftp.isu.edu.tw/pub/Linux/Fedora/linux/core/test/3.91

For a full list of mirrors check:

http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html


One additional feature provided by the Linux community is the availability of Fedora Core releases via BitTorrent.
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC4-test2-binary-i386.torrent
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC4-test2-binary-x86_64.torrent
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC4-test2-binary-ppc.torrent

See http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/ for other forms, including SRPMS and the DVD iso. RPMS for BitTorrent are available from:
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/btrpms/

Usage is simple:

btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent

Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm.


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